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Formerly the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP)

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FREEDMAN CENTER-Navigating the Rocky Road of Adolescence

Oct 23, 2012 07:00pm -
Nov 20, 2012 08:30pm

Event Description

Navigating the Rocky Road of Adolescence

Meeting for four sessions from 7:00-8:30 pm
Tuesdays, October 23, 30, November 6, 13, 2012

Pre-registration required
Each parent register separately

Join other parents of teens and a professional facilitator to explore the many changes that occur during adolescence, and how they affect relationships at home and school. Discuss relevant topics such as promoting healthy choices, setting realistic limits and appropriate consequences; understanding when and how to negotiate; dealing with changes and crises (e.g., divorce); identifying risk factors for anxiety and depression; handling experimentation with sex, alcohol, drugs, and learning to “let go” while maintaining family connections. For children in middle school, grades 6-8. Led by Deborah Weinstock-Savoy, a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and over 20 years of professional experience working with families and educators. She specializes in leading workshops and support groups in both community and organizational settings. She is the mother of three children.

Program Location: Freedman Center at MSPP, One Wells Avenue, Newton MA 02459. Free parking.

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Event Type:Community Program
Category:Children & Adolescents
Early registration ends on Jun 17, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Jun 18, 2012 and ends on Nov 14, 2012.
Late registration starts on Nov 15, 2012.



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